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studies show that most people retire within their own county.

Sure, that is close to family and friends. Decisions to move away from that are difficult. Some do it when they downsize. Better weather or better scenery are often given as reasons. Opportunity to play golf year round.

When hubby was working, we lived in an area called Brooklyn Heights. It's one of the most expensive places to live in NY. It's only one stop to Wall St. As a matter of fact, I could see Wall St. from my apartment. Anyway, there was absolutely NO way we could have stayed here after hubby left his high paying job. And, our children were not close by. The decision to sell the apartment and move closer to one of our kids was not a hard one. We've never been happier.
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